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Inscriptions may predate oracle bones|Society|chinadaily.com.cn

Inscriptions may predate oracle bones|Society|chinadaily.com.cn | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered written characters in Zhejiang province dating back 5,000 years, potentially the earliest found in China.
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Top 10 Countries That Disappeared In The 20th Century

Top 10 Countries That Disappeared In The 20th Century | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
New nations seem to pop up with alarming regularity. At the start of the 20th century, there were only a few dozen independent sovereign states on the planet; today, there are nearly 200!
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The Columbian Exchange and the Real Story of Globalization

The Columbian Exchange and the Real Story of Globalization | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
Trade is an economic activity, but its greatest impact may turn out to be biological. Charles C. Mann, author of 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, on the world made by Columbus and his seafaring heirs.

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Ancient Maya discovery sheds new light on the origins of civilization

Ancient Maya discovery sheds new light on the origins of civilization | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
Over 3,000 years ago, in the warm, fertile lands that are now Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala, the great Maya civilization arose — its vast pyramid temples appearing to come out of nowhere.

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Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2

In which John Green teaches you about the Indus Valley Civilization, one of the largest of the ancient civilizations. John teaches you the who, how, when, wh...

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The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilizat...

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Buddha and Ashoka: Crash Course World History #6

In which John relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores Hinduism and the origins of Buddhism. He also gets into the...

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‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: Crash Course World History #7 In which John introduces you to quite a lot of Chinese his...

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Gates of Hell — History.com Video

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Dante's Inferno gave the world one of the more detailed and imaginative descriptions of hell. Find out how far this poem has come in the 700 years since it was written.

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'95 Theses' - rap music video

If you havin Church problems then dont blame God, son I got ninety-five theses but th...


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The Fall of Rome — History.com Video

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Musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis sings about the factors that brought down an empire.

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Cuban Missile Crisis — History.com Video

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Get the story of the dramatic face-off that nearly ended in nuclear war, as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.

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The Mayflower — History.com Video

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From the Pilgrims' reasons for leaving Europe to the treacherous journey across the Atlantic, musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis puts to song the story of the Mayflower.

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India’s caste system began 2,000 years ago

India’s caste system began 2,000 years ago | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
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DNA traces the ancient roots of American dogs to Asia - NBC News.com

DNA traces the ancient roots of American dogs to Asia - NBC News.com | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
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19 Incredible British Propaganda Posters From World War Two

19 Incredible British Propaganda Posters From World War Two | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
Going way beyond "Keep calm and carry on"

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Old Leaves Reveal Cause Of Great Famine

Old Leaves Reveal Cause Of Great Famine | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
By Ann Gibbons More than 1 million people died of starvation and disease during the Irish Potato Famine (also known as the Great Famine), between 1845 and 1852—a watershed event for the Irish that caused 1 million people to emigrate and fueled...

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Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

In which John presents Mesopotamia, and the early civilizations that arose around the Fertile Crescent. Topics covered include the birth of territorial kingd...

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Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

In which John covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, and even a couple of intermediate periods. Learn ab...

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Alexander the Great and the Situation ... the Great? Crash Course World History #8

In which you are introduced to the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, his empire, his horse Bucephalus, the empires that came after him, and th...

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The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

The Mongols Shirt is available for pre-order now! http://dft.ba/mongols In which John Green explores exactly when Rome went from being the Roman Republic to ...

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The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

The Mongols Shirt is available for pre-order now! http://dft.ba/mongols The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: In which John Green teaches you about the so-called ...

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The Fall of the Soviet Union — History.com Video

The Fall of the Soviet Union — History.com Video | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
Trace the steps that led to the collapse of America's Cold War foe as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.

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Marco Polo — History.com Video

Marco Polo — History.com Video | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
Explore the life of the legendary traveler Marco Polo as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.

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The Renaissance — History.com Video

The Renaissance — History.com Video | K Owens AP World History | Scoop.it
What does it mean to be a "Renaissance Man"? Get the history of the Renaissance as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.

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